narrative, n.: An account of a series of events, facts, etc., given in order and with the establishing of connections between them; a story
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"The field of narrative medicine has emerged gradually from a confluence of sources - humanities and medicine, primary care medicine, contemporary narratology, and the study of effective doctor-patient relationships. A clinical cousin of literature-and-medicine and a literary cousin of relationship-centered care, narrative medicine provides health care professionals with practical wisdom in comprehending what patients endure in illness and what they themselves undergo in the care of the sick"
-- from Dr. Rita Charon's Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness